Sasol cuts more than 1000 jobs to survive lower oil prices

2015-03-22 20:00

Sasol’s survivalist programme, sparked by 'lower for longer' oil prices, has seen it cut more than a thousand jobs and delay a megaproject.

Sasol mulls expanding $8.9bn Louisiana project

2015-03-09 14:53

Petrochemicals group Sasol could expand its $8.9bn cracker project in Louisiana, depending on market conditions, says its chief executive.

Molewa enviro reprieve slammed

2015-02-25 16:58

Two environmental groups have condemned Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa's decision to grant several companies, including Eskom, a reprieve from complying with minimum emission standards.

David Shapiro’s expert views on Sasol, Naspers and Blue Label

2015-02-19 14:31

David Shapiro joined Alec Hogg and Gugulethu Cele to talk all things markets. Focusing the spotlight on Sasol’s share price plummet.

Sasha Naryshkine analyses today’s markets: Standard Bank, Sasol and Anchor Capital

2015-02-03 15:30

Sasha Naryshkine speaks to Alec Hogg on CNBC Africa’s Power Lunch today, and about Standard Bank’s London operation seeming to have been a festering sore.

Sasol to delay $8.1bn US investment

2015-01-28 18:42

Sasol says it will delay its $8.1bn investment in an ethane cracker in the US state of Louisiana, in response to low global oil prices.

Sasol shares in the spotlight

2015-01-12 16:47

A Fin24 user wonders what could happen to Sasol shares.

Farmer in pollution dispute with Sasol

2014-12-14 16:00

Sasol has denied claims by a stock farmer in Secunda that polluted water had led to the death of 60 cattle.

Hackers hit Sasol's website

2014-12-03 16:36

Pro-Palestine hacker group Hazmah Uygun posted a message on’s homepage on Tuesday night with a message saying “The Sahara Is Moroccan”.

Microbes to munch Sasol sludge

2014-11-27 06:00

Oil and chemical giant Sasol is looking to use microbes to turn thousands of tonnes of waste sludge into compost.


Sasol may sell power to Eskom

2015-03-09 16:41

Sasol is in a position to sell its excess power to Eskom, the company says as it announced its interim results.

Sasol posts 6% rise in earnings, cuts dividend

2015-03-09 10:47

Petrochemicals firm has posted a 6% rise in first-half earnings after higher sales and chemical prices helped offset the impact of falling oil prices.

Ready to make high risk commodity investment

2015-02-20 11:08

A Fin24 user is willing to make a relatively high risk investment with an unexpected sum of money he received.

Sasol tweaks dividend policy as oil prices drop

2015-02-18 12:40

Petrochemicals group Sasol has changed its dividend policy as part of a cash saving programme in response to lower oil prices.

Abdul Davids: Analysing Sasol’s delay on its gas-to-liquids plant investment

2015-02-02 14:54

The latest numbers we have on South African crude oil imports show them to be running at over 500 000 barrels a day.

Sasha Naryshkine’s expert insights on oil, Sasol, gold and Africa

2015-01-13 15:15

Top South African market commentator Sasha Naryshkine joined Alec Hogg and Gugulethu Mfuphi and the team got into the highly-debated oil price.

Sasol gets $4bn credit facility

2014-12-23 07:58

Sasol has obtained a $4bn credit facility for its world-scale ethane cracker and derivatives complex in Louisiana, US.

Uncertainty on JSE continues

2014-12-12 14:28

The uncertainty on the JSE has continued, with financial shares being the biggest losers this time.

JSE slides as Sasol hit by oil price

2014-11-28 18:19

South African stocks have edged lower, with Sasol tumbling after oil hit a four-year low.

Sasol Nigeria plant edging to full production

2014-11-06 17:46

Petrochemicals group Sasol expects full production at a gas-to-liquids plant in Nigeria it is developing with Chevron by mid-2015.

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